Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Karadjari (WA)
LocationFrom Cape Villaret at the south point of Roebuck Bay southwest to Manari, a native meeting place 10 miles (16 km.) north of Anna Plains Station (Jawinja); inland about 70 miles (110 km.). Lendjarkading, a known water on D. Munro's Station block, Redjarth (two days walk farther inland), Undurmadatj, and Mount Phire, n.n. ['Paijara], are at limits of the tribal area. In tradition they came from the northeast, moving south along the coast until they met the Njangamarda.
Co-ordinates122°15'E x 18°50'S
Area5,500 sq. m. (14,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesBates, 1914; Piddington, 1931; Connelly, 1932; Piddington and Piddington, 1932; Elkin, 1933; Capell, 1939, 1940,1949,1950, 1962; Petri,1939,1950,1955,1956,1960, 1965; Worms, 1949, 1950, 1953 MS (in letter), 1954;Tindale, 1953 MS; Adams, 1958; Playford, 1960; Petri-Odermann, 1963.
Alternative NamesGaradjari, Karadjeri, Garadjeri, Karadhari, Garad'are, Garadjara, Laradjeri (misprint), Naudu (inland section of tribe), Nadja (coastal section), Nadjanadja, Kularupulu (name applied by inland Njangamarda to both coastal Njangamarda and Karadjari), Nawudu (Jawuru and Njikena name), Nawurungainj (name given by Njangamarda and Mangala), Minala (['minal] = east; term applied to inland hordes).
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA105 Henry Kenneth Fry

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell